Shakepay takes the security of both your account and personal information very seriously! 

Digital Currencies

The vast majority of customer digital currencies are held offline on air-gapped, multi-sig, cold storage wallets. A small amount is kept in a hot wallet to serve the liquidity needed for everyday transactions.

Personal Information

While we must store some of your profile information, like your name and date of birth, we take the honour bestowed upon us very seriously.

All personal data is transmitted through SSL-encrypted tunnels to our servers and then stored with AES-256 encryption in our database. This means if our databases were to be breached, all profile information collected would be gibberish and completely unreadable.

Privacy Laws

We are compliant with Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act  (“PIPEDA”, S.C. 2000, c. 5) and Quebec’s An Act Respecting the Protection Of Personal Information in the Private Sector (R.S.Q. c. P-39.1).


Shakepay Inc. is regulated as a Money Service Business by FINTRAC and the AMF for all Canadian provinces and territories.

  • FINTRAC license: #M17065696
  • AMF license: #904007

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